Sunday, November 2, 2014

Congratulations to our New PME, ME and CPM

Congratulations to all those who passed the recent examinations for PME, RME and CPM. There are 35 Professional Mechanical Engineers, 2960 registered mechanical engineers and 32 certified plant mechanics who passed the exam given last October, 2014. Below are the listing of your names:

Thursday, October 9, 2014

PSME National Convention 2014

The PSME National Convention theme for this year (2014) will be “PSME : Our Prime Mover to Achieve Global Recognition”. Some pre-convention activities include Bowling, Golf, Officers Bearer Course, a City Tour and a Plant Tour. As in previous convention, this event will also coincide with the 4th Philippine Machinery Exhibition (PHILMACH) and the 4th PSME National Mechanical Engineering Students Conference along with the plenary discussions. Plenary talks will include Engineering Curriculum Enhancement, ASEAN, ACPE & APEC Engineer Registry, Continuing Professional Development (CPD), Mechanical Engineering practice, Green Technology, Environmental Management, Energy Conservation

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Professional Regulation Commission to hold PRC Week This June

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) will be holding its PRC Week commemorating their 41st Foundation Anniversary and celebrating the agency's long history in the service of Filipino Professionals.

Friday, May 9, 2014

Philippine Mechanical Engineering Code 2012

The Philippine Mechanical Engineering code will be printed and available early 2012. Pre-ordering for the hardbound edition of the code is currently on-going.


The Philippine Society of Mechanical Engineers (PSME) is organizing a Visayas Regional Conference this coming in the month of 2014. The theme  of the conference  “PSME-Our Mover To Achieve Global Recognition” reflects our organization's willingness to play a pivotal role in shaping the future. The conference is expected to be attended by up to 500 Mechanical Engineers from the different industries around the country.

This event will be highlighted by technical seminars, product presentations and product services exhibitions that are geared towards the following objectives:
  1. Contribute to the industrial development of the Visayas Region.
  2. Continuing Professional Development.
  3. Keep abreast of the latest trends and available equipment and services.
  4. Help Sponsors find market for their products

Monday, April 7, 2014

Schedule of Oath Taking Ceremony for ME Board Passers

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 793 out of 1,310 passed the Mechanical Engineer Licensure Examination and 22 out of 42 passed the Certified Plant Mechanic Licensure Examination given by the Board of Mechanical Engineering in Manila and Cebu this March 2014. at the same period in Manila last March of 2014, 30 Registered Mechanical Engineers have also passed the Technical Evaluation for the Upgrading to Professional Mechanical Engineer as given by the Board of Mechanical Engineering. Our mechanical engineering board members who conducted this years examination were Engr. Leandro A. Conti and Engr. Vicente B. Vosotros

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Search for PSME Awardees 2014

Annually the PSME will honor Mechanical Engineering professionals who, in one way or another, have excelled in different fields of endeavor and have rendered outstanding services to our Society. The awards of recognition will be conferred in accordance with the guidelines and criteria. The awards are divided into three (3) categories as follows:
1. Fellow - highest and most prestigious award that PSME could give and is conferred to members who have rendered outstanding services over many years to the Society
2. The Outstanding Mechanical Engineer (TOME) Award - those who have excelled in their chosen fields of endeavors. Under this classification, awards shall be conferred under the following:

Effect of "Unofficial" Maintenance Spare Parts Storerooms

For a standard factory operation, a maintenance system will usually include an equipment spare parts inventory with its own stores management system under the engineer in charge of the operations. The system is necessary to achieve the desired level of plant availability. The basic business reason is of course, “time”. For example, a breakdown can last a few minutes to several months depending on the availability of a necessary part or material.
Keeping inventories will absorb a significant portion of the budget. However, the downtime costs of not having a required spare part often far outweigh the purchase and holding cost and this can lead to holding more (as insurance parts) in inventory than is really required. As a result, accountants will often find this area an easy target for cost savings. The problem starts if the engineer acquiescent and just reduce inventory without a diligent and thorough review. Though there will be short term cost savings, this will later lead to more inconveniences with stock-outs and other hustles if the usage rate (due to poor maintenance practices?) and lead times (in the procurement process & for the supplier) are not addressed

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Job Opportunity with TBMC

Technology Builders and Management Corporation (TBMC) is currently looking for a mechanical engineer for projects they are currently handling at Cagayan de Oro City.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Rainwater Harvesting

In the neighborhood where I grew up as a kid, many of the houses have metal barrels that collected water off the gutter from the roof to be used for bathing, washing and laundry. These days many facilities use the same principles to collect rainwater to augment their water supply from rooftops, land surfaces and rock catchments.